Samuel M. Wilson World War I papers

Descriptive Summary

Title
Samuel M. Wilson World War I papers
Date
1916-1941 (inclusive)
Extent
8.6 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Insignia.
World War, 1914-1918.
Historians.
Arrangement
Organized as follows: chronological files, subject files, Judge Advocate Division files, personal files, and printed material.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Preferred Citation
51W20: [Identification of item], Samuel M. Wilson World War I papers, 1916-1941, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Lawyer, historian. Judge Samuel M. Wilson was a Lexington, Kentucky attorney, World War I veteran, writer, church and civic leader, as well as a collector of books and manuscripts. One of his special interests was Kentucky history. After his death in 1946, the majority of Wilson's collection went to the University of Kentucky. When Mrs. Wilson died in 1959, the remaining books and manuscripts were added to the library collection.
Scope and Content
This collection is part of Judge Samuel M. Wilson's papers. Included are personal and official correspondence, general orders, documents of the Judge Advocate Department, 77th Division, in which Wilson served, court marshall decisions, maps, programs, magazines, postcards, pamphlets, pictures and insignia relating to World War I.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Use Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.

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